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Open Rank (Tenure Track) - Biology

Bard College
Annandale, New York
Closing date
Oct 21, 2023

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Undergraduate College
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Mid Level

The Biology Program at Bard College is seeking two tenure-track colleagues to join a team of teacher-scholars committed to excellence in teaching and research. The successful applicants will ask cutting-edge questions in neurobiology, genomics, immunology, or developmental biology. They will be prepared to contribute to core courses such as genetics, physiology or biostatistics, as well as teach courses in their area of expertise. Successful applicants will also mentor undergraduate students conducting independent research. Research facilities include state-of-the-art microscopic imaging, qPCR, and support for invertebrate or aquatic organisms.

Though we are open to more advanced applicants, this search will focus on candidates at the Assistant Professor level. 


  • Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a biological field.
  • Prior teaching experience is highly desirable.

About Bard College
Bard College is a highly selective liberal arts college committed to innovative teaching and interdisciplinary curricular programs. Bard is located 90 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. Bard is an institutional member of National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), and faculty members will be supported through a formal college-wide mentoring network. This opportunity for two tenure track hires is one of the ways Bard is prioritizing recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty. Our program has a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and will be hiring faculty who will add to these initiatives through their research, teaching, mentoring and/or lived experience. These positions are part of an ongoing expansion of the Science, Mathematics and Computing Division. 

Compensation: $87,000-$90,000 annually
This salary range reflects the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation for the position at the time of the job posting. Salary decisions are dependent on several factors including but not limited to market and organizational considerations, experience, and qualifications of a selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.

To Apply
Please submit a cover letter, CV, description of research plans, teaching philosophy, DEI statement, and a list of three names of professional contact references prepared to write
recommendation letters to Interfolio at:

Review of applications will begin September 22 and continue until the positions are filled. 

About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Bard
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Bard seeks to materialize our commitment to plurality, dialogue, and rigorous study. We strive to create a learning environment that upholds the College’s mission to meaningfully include the voices, works, and ideas of communities and cultures historically marginalized in liberal arts and sciences education. DEI at Bard aims to work at the systemic as well as the interpersonal level to address the implicit and explicit ways racism, sexism, classism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, and religious discrimination impact the learning process.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

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